Laboratory (non-rapid) HIV testing in the emergency department: Methods, outcomes, and effectiveness

Danielle GiliauskasEngagement, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Testing, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What does the literature state regarding the methodology, outcome measures, and effectiveness of interventions that provide blood-based laboratory (non-rapid) HIV testing in emergency departments?

 Key take-home messages

  • There is a large body of evidence examining best practices,

Case management and patient navigation models for people living with or at risk of HIV

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What case management and patient navigation models exist for people living with or at risk of HIV?
  • How do these models determine client care?
  • How has the effectiveness of these models been measured?

 Key take-home messages

  • Common

Testing interventions for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young men who have sex with men

Danielle GiliauskasAfrican, Caribbean and Black Communities, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, Men who Have Sex with Men, News, News, People Living with HIV, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Testing, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What are effective interventions to increase uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) testing among young men who have sex with men?

 Key take-home messages

  • In Canada in 2018, 63% of all HIV diagnoses among youth

Interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade

Danielle GiliauskasCare, Engagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, Men who Have Sex with Men, Non classifié(e), Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Uncategorized

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Question

  • What is the latest evidence regarding interventions for immigrant Latino men who have sex with men along the HIV prevention and treatment cascade?

 Key take-home messages

  • Among reported HIV cases with a known race/ethnicity in Canada in

The risk of HIV among women after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and considerations for their use of PrEP

Danielle GiliauskasCo-infections, News, PrEP, Prevention, Rapid Responses, Slider, Women*

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Questions

  • What is the current evidence among women in high-income countries regarding HIV risk after acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI)?
  • What does the evidence state regarding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis

HIV self-testing in high-income settings: Acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to linkage to care, interventions to increase HIV self-testing

Danielle GiliauskasEngagement, Interventions Across the Cascade, News, Rapid Responses, Testing, Uncategorized

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Questions

  • What is the current evidence in high-income settings on HIV self-testing related to acceptability, potential benefits and harms, issues related to the linkage to care after a positive test, and interventions to